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Apr. 21st, 2018


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Okay, so raise your hand if anyone else had a weird dream about Sabretooths. Like, that stuff's not from my dreamworld for sure but the other day I 'woke up' or dreamt I was in prehistoric times and it felt very freakin' real.

[OOC EDIT: I CLEARLY DID NOT READ THE WIKI CLOSE ENOUGH AND DIDN'T REALIZE DINOS WERE EXTINCT IN THIS ERA AND IT WAS ALL BIG MAMMALS. OOPS. I'M RETCONNING FINN'S COMMENTS TO SABRETOOTH CATS.]

Apr. 14th, 2018


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I made a fun batch of "Tax Day" cookies! I have a limited supply, and they're only available until April 17th! Just as a reminder to get your taxes done!

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Mar. 16th, 2018


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Okay. I don’t care if it is going to eat up most of my savings, I can’t stay in this house one more night. I’m renting a room here, I’ve gone along with everything the landlord’s asked as far as how the public areas of the house are kept, it’s his home. But when I come home and he’s gone into my room and rearranged my personal things to “make it easier” for me to find them... that’s way past the line of what I’m comfortable with.

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I’m going to be late to work tomorrow. I’ll try to keep apartment hunting to my days off though.

Mar. 10th, 2018


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I do enjoy this time of year. The Shamrock shake. Super yummy.

And I get to make mint candy cookies! And clover cookies! At Baxter Bakery we have these treats available until St. Patrick's Day. I hope you'll come and try them out!

It's so much fun to pull out these recipes once a year and revisit them!

Feb. 24th, 2018


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Aww I feel so bad for the GB Women's Curling team but that last shot was very risky. It must be devastating to work so hard for years and then come away with no medal.

Feb. 4th, 2018


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I am exhausted. The bakery looks like a Cupid vomited all over it--pink crepe paper and hearts and red and white balloons... It was worth it, though. Definitely ready for a Valentine's day celebration after the crazy of the last few weeks!

Who else is looking forward to pink frosted cupcakes?

Feb. 1st, 2018


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First day of February and this place is still as crazy as it always is. No change there then.

Jan. 23rd, 2018


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Ugh, Taxes. Not my favorite time of year. My accountant retired last year, and I should have found a new EA at the time, but I foolishly thought that I could handle it all myself! Laughworthy.

Does anyone have a trustworthy accountant or EA on the books that they might recommend?

Jan. 19th, 2018


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I have a new cookie recipe thanks to the Dreams but I don’t think I’m ever going to use it. It’s just not my thing. Here at least. DreamJess is getting ready for Sam to come home when their friend Brody shows up, and despite being dressed for bed she lets him in to hang out for a while. I’ve just given up on understanding the decisions she makes.

Dec. 6th, 2017


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Hey guys! In case you didn't know, Izzy and I were on an episode of Food Network's "Bakery Wars" and we're having a viewing party here at the bakery! You'll have to come and watch with us (or watch at home!) to find out what sort of baked items we made, and whether or not we won the challenge and the cash!

We're going to have a viewing party here at BB1 the day the show airs. More details are coming soon! :)

Oct. 26th, 2017


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For the first time ever, Baxter Bakery will be taking pre-orders for Holiday Pies. Call, come in on, or visit our website at BaxterBakery.com to order!

We'll have all our current favorites and classics, as well as some new and unusual flavors! Pies are 10" diameter, feeding 4-6.

PS - Stay tuned for more info about Baxter Bakery's appearance on Food Network!

Oct. 25th, 2017


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Tell me what you're planning to wear for Halloween! Bonus points for pictures!

Oct. 4th, 2017


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More information on that fun thing I posted about wishing for luck, but couldn't say what it was??

We got it. Baxter Bakery is going to be on a Cookie War Competition show! In early December you'll get to see Baxter Bakery go head to head with other very skilled bakers and bakeries in a Christmas Cookie Making Competition!! It'll be on the Food Network. More details to follow!

Sep. 16th, 2017


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My baby girl turns 1 year old today. You should see her with her cake. She's absolutely covered in the frosting. I don't know where this tradition came from of giving the one year old a piece of cake to smash into her face (and all over her body--there's even some in her hair!) but I love it.

Aug. 24th, 2017


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Remember how I mentioned some big news?

Well, I received word this morning! Baxter Bakery is going to be on a Food Network competition show! After a fairly rigorous application process, we've been accepted! I hope everyone will tune in when it airs!

Aug. 10th, 2017


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I would appreciate any positive thoughts and crossed fingers you can send my way. I have applied for something that I would love to get, but I can't say anything until I know for sure! Should be soon, though.

Jul. 24th, 2017


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It really should not be surprising that a dark ops group that fake their recruits deaths would be prepared to completely destroy each and every one of them with an automatic fail safe. And yet, here I sit, surprised.

On a less deathy note; wtf does one do with apple trees? Someone failed to inform me that my property has about six apple trees in the damn yard and the birds are starting to piss me off.

Jul. 9th, 2017


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I'm having a hard time sleeping. Too much caffeine with dinner. :(

Anyone have any Netflix recommendations?

Jun. 24th, 2017


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If I was to start up a bi-weekly or monthly cooking class at Baxter Bakery, would anyone be interested?

Jun. 16th, 2017


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I betcha my house smells better than your house.

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I wish every time this land did something unusual it was singing. The world could use more singing, it makes it a better place.

May. 10th, 2017


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Baxter Bakery (both locations) will be doing a round of hiring in the next couple of weeks. If you're looking for part-time work or a summer job, please keep us in mind! We have a training program, possibility of advancement, and flexible scheduling. We're looking for enthusiastic, self-driven workers with excellent people skills. Come by either bakery today to pick up an application!

May. 6th, 2017


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So went to see Guardians of the Galaxy 2 last night, despite the Star Wars chaos going on around us at the moment. I won't give spoilers, but as the kids these days say: THE FEELS. SO MUCH FEELS.

And of course, the movie has a lot of laughs too. I'm a little bummed that movie me has basically started from scratch development wise. In the comics, I retain who I am and who I know, and everything so that really I'm not a 'baby Groot' so much as just a really tiny version of myself. But the movie literally has me at like, little kid age. And I'm not the brightest crayon in the box either, which, is kinda not cool.

BUT. Still loved it. I wanted to find Rocket and give him a giant hug afterwards, but I know that's not his thing.

May. 4th, 2017


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Baxter Bakery (both locations) are open. We have food, drink, medical supplies, and magical shield charms over the buildings and parking lots. If you find yourself in need of safe harbor, we are here for you.

Apr. 25th, 2017


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The register at the bakery isn't working. I can't even get the drawer open. The rest of the lights and things are on... Either I have a dud register, or something really wonky's going on. I'm certainly hoping this is one of those "Orange County" things that will be over in a few days?

Registers are really expensive. :(

Apr. 14th, 2017


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Sorry to those who do the sparkling latte whosits (I'm still not certain what that is, or even what a latte itself is - that's not quite how we drink our coffee in Northern Ireland) but it appears you're going to be up against some stiff competition soon here. I'll bet my next paycheque that my sister will want ten of these.

At any rate, managed to give away the Shears of Destiny - to its somewhat rightful owner, at least. Now I just need to hold a yard sale for all the other junk I've received. Like a heavy black cloak from my Dark One days or a sand dollar from Neverland - they can send or receive holographic messages, which seems quite advanced for a medieval era but magic is always ahead of its time, isn't it? Though it seems kind of moot here anyway, what with the invention of mobile phones now.

Apr. 13th, 2017


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I'm looking for egg-dying recommendations. I usually go pretty plain and simple with the eggs in my house, but I thought it might be fun to try something new this year. We'll be decorating eggs on Saturday. Does anyone have any ideas? Unusual traditions? I'm trying to find interesting stuff, but my Pinterest-Fu skills are failing me.

Thoughts?

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I forgive my sister everything! Even the joke duck shaped chocolate figure she sent me last Easter because this year she has fully redeemed herself. I don't even want to know how much this was to ship to me but it is glorious.

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Mar. 14th, 2017


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I legit miss having my dreams. Seeing the others from them posting about where they are at...it's like, knowing the end of a really cool movie and doing all you can to not give out spoilers. I'd rather be dreaming along with 'em.


ANYHOW. Wedding plans are coming along, bit by bit. Flowers are done (of course, hello), we all know who's providing the cake :D, location's squared away. We're workin' on invitations and eventually food. And decorations. Yeah, we kinda need someone for that. Any takers?

Mar. 13th, 2017


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Ugh, did you ever just have one of those days? One of those days where nothing seems to be going right? I spilled so much flour this morning. What a waste. And then we ran out of coffee beans. Well, just the light roast, but so many people enjoy it. Turns out I thought I'd ordered enough, but apparently not. I'll have to order extra next time.

Just... all my fault. I can't even blame it on anyone else! Such a bad mood.

Maybe a hot chocolate and a scone will help.

Feb. 15th, 2017


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From Hearts to Shamrocks! We've got all your heart-shaped cookie needs, discounted for after the holiday! And I'm bringing in mint lattes and Shamrock cookies early! Because I can't help myself. Please don't mind my rainbow and pot of gold decorations all around the bakery.

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If I never see another Valentine or glitter ever again, it will be too soon. Despite the cleaning I did before I left yesterday and the janitorial staff cleaning - there is still glitter from the children’s Valentine party all over my classroom. The kids had fun though and that’s the important thing right?

Jan. 15th, 2017


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It would be nice, very very nice, if my friends stopped dying in my dreams.

That is likely too much to hope for, I'm sure.

Jan. 9th, 2017


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The past week and a half have been the best days of my life: getting engaged to the most amazing woman in the world, my best friend moving back into town, and the business Rick and I set up is taking off.

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Plus my Dream crew are here!
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Honestly not sure how life could get much better 😎

Dec. 28th, 2016


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This is what I do when I'm stuck inside because of the snow. I bake. (Seriously? Snow? C'mon.) Ben's been out playing in it, but I let Merlin handle that. Maybe it's the Southern Belle buried deep inside, but I'm not all that fond of the snow.

I'm making Snowball Christmas Cookies. A little late for Christmas, I know, but the snow part is fitting? We'll have them on special at Baxter Bakery, along with all kinds of Hot Chocolate (try it with Sparkling Milk!) to help fend off the cold.

Nov. 25th, 2016


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I have to admit I am glad not to be working today. For many reasons including still being stuffed full of food from yesterday and not having to deal with whatever injuries people get from fighting over black friday deals.

Apparently even though we don't have Thanksgiving in the UK the Black Friday deals are taking place. Madness.

Nov. 8th, 2016


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Come in to Baxter Bakery with your "I Voted" sticker, buy a Sparkling Latte, and get an "I Voted" cookie for fifty cents today only!
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Nov. 2nd, 2016


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I am not looking forward to the glucose screening test I have scheduled for tomorrow morning. I'm also not looking forward to not getting to eat breakfast tomorrow morning either. Hopefully things will be normal and I won't have to have the three hour long test.

Nothing new in dreamland, thankfully enough. I'm curious though as to what's going on with the monster that's been chasing Sherry. I have a theory on who it might be, but I'm not exactly 100% sure yet on that. I guess we'll see once the dreams continue on for me.

Oct. 26th, 2016


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Baxter Bakery is now taking pre-orders for Thanksgiving pies! We're here to serve all your Thanksgiving bread and pie needs. Don't wait to reserve your pie! We might run out! ;) Come on in and have a dollar off your Sparkling Latte for anyone who reserves a pie.

Oct. 24th, 2016


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Hard to believe that this time next week Audrey and I will be celebrating our 3rd wedding anniversary. We have two beautiful kids, a wonderful home and I still love her with all my heart. I'm a pretty lucky guy.

Oct. 23rd, 2016


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I can't believe that Bea is just past five weeks. It's gone by so fast! I can't wait to get back to work full-time. I took a couple days coming into the shop to help out, and I'm just thrilled at how well things are going without me! I miss you all so much, though!

I'll bring the babe in next week to meet some of my regulars. If you want to catch up, please let me know!

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Merlin & Audrey
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Would you like to join me for dinner tonight? I know it's late notice so I understand if you're busy.

Sep. 16th, 2016


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Sep. 7th, 2016


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One week into my Maternity Leave and I've gone completely stir crazy. Ben and I are hanging out all day, playing alphabet games and reading books, and all I want is to not be pregnant anymore! (Aka, to have the new baby out and in my arms! Hopefully less than 10 days to baby. Fingers crossed for me?

Sep. 4th, 2016


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I'm finally starting to feel human again. Whatever's going through the county right now is apparently from my dreams. My bad.

The bad news is it's contagious so maybe if someone starts bleeding from the eyes you shouldn't touch them. The good news is, if my dreams are anything to go by, it should pass in a day or two. And hey, only like, four people in my dreams bit it so there's that.

Aug. 29th, 2016


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My first two days with my new students went wonderfully. I'm excited to start our first full week of the school year tomorrow and I hope they are too.

Aug. 28th, 2016


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So, there are upsides and down sides to maternity leave. One downside is the almost self imposed isolation, I mean really he's almost two months old and I'm still making a production about possibly taking him outside, despite the fact that he's totally ready for it. Apparently, Orange County has made me paranoid and I really have to pack almost everything to take out on little trips.

But then, the upsides are pretty fantastic...
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Aug. 13th, 2016


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We've reached the home stretch. Just over a month to go, and I'm nesting like crazy! The new nursery is perfect, and Ben's room is flawless... my own bedroom could use a little cleaning, though! And the kitchen looks like a torando went through there, as I finished making cookies and meatloaf and about six side dishes. My hunger is back full force, but my stomach is being squished to the size of a pea by the head of this baby!

Aug. 1st, 2016


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I'm thinking that it may be time to start prenatal yoga. ...at 33 weeks. Anyone have any recommendations?

Jul. 1st, 2016


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Don’t forget on Monday for one day only you can get your special July 4th cookies from Baxters Bakery (both locations)

These are available to buy all day or get one free with any purchase of a sparkling drink :)